Category Archives: Personalities

Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine + video

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Guns in America and the Washington Talkathon

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine  (published on June 25, 2016)


Guns in America

Here’s a suggestion: Let gun control be the main policy issue in the 2016 presidential elections. In this way the American public will get the chance to decide on policies regarding gun control.     Continue reading

Pictorial Feature – By Francis Quamina Farrier:- 7-12 of 12 photos

Pictorial Feature – By Francis Quamina Farrier

There is that saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”; as such, this pictorial feature is likely one of my longest articles. During the year, 2017, I have taken over a thousand photographs in many locations in Guyana, as well as abroad, so it was a bit of a challenge to select the dozen which I have submitted for publication here.

My hope is that you enjoy viewing them, as much as I enjoyed taking them. I also hope that you will find the brief stories accompanying them, interesting.

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Why Black Panther Will Blow You Away – 2 videos

Why Black Panther Will Blow You Away

Looper  Published on Feb 8, 2018

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Black Panther is already being hailed as an astonishing installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with tight direction, top-of-the-line performances, and stunning action sequences. The studio’s had no trouble commanding an audience over the last decade, of course, but with Black Panther, it looks like they’re delivering a truly special cinematic experience, and here’s why…      Continue reading

Guyana: Busted carjackers stole over 100 vehicles

Busted carjackers stole over 100 vehicles

-used some in ‘private hire’ service, demanded $24,000 a week from drivers  

Police were yesterday still trying to assess the scope of the recently dismantled carjacking ring whose operations stretched from East Coast Demerara to Linden.

Investigators believe that the gang included ex-policemen, several young taxi drivers, individuals with access to firearm, mechanics and bodywork specialists, women who acquired duplicate vehicle keys, and individuals who assisted in providing forged documents.       Continue reading

Guyana: Central High School closure put on hold – Education Ministry

Central High School closure put on hold – Education Ministry

Central High School. Georgetown. Guyana

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced that any closure of the Central High School is on hold.
The Ministry in a statement yesterday disclosed that it is currently exploring other avenues to have the children of that institution housed comfortably following a meeting with the Central High School Board, the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), representatives of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and officials of the MoE.               Continue reading

Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) News – 2018 Mashramani Edition

Download: GIHR News 2018 Mashramani issue

You can’t cure corruption by ignoring it – President David Granger

You can’t cure corruption by ignoring it

 – President Granger tells Police Conference 

President David Granger

“Corruption like a malignant cancer cannot be cured by being ignored.” This was the firm declaration of President David Granger yesterday as he delivered piercing remarks at the 2018 Police Officers Conference at the Eve Leary Police Officers Mess.

The Head of State wasted no time in amplifying the important role of the Police Force even as he underscored his ‘no tolerance’ stance against corruption within its realm. He, moreover, made it clear to his attentive audience of police ranks of various levels that “if corruption is concealed it will continue…”   Continue reading

Violence in America – By Hubert  Williams (written in July 2012)

Violence in America

By Hubert  Williams (written in July 2012)

In 2016, The US had over 300 million guns – nearly one for every member of the population

Boston, Massachusetts, July 27, 2012 – – Every time some idiot takes a weapon(s), which the United States Constitution gives him the legal right to have, and murders people he has never met, this nation rises up in remorse, but then settles back comfortably to await the next appalling repetition.

From the way the public speaks, the possession of deadly weapons is a prerogative many Americans treasure.   Continue reading

Racial Conflict: WE cannot fight every FIGHT – By Yvonne Sam

WE cannot fight every FIGHT

By Yvonne Sam

Blacks must utilize their might to ensure success in their own fight.

When an individual or a people suffer a great wrongdoing that involved severe degrees of pain and anguish they tend to understand the suffering of others. It is easy to identify and unite with others when they are fighting for the same cause, especially for humanity and freedom. There is absolutely nothing wrong with universal solidarity if it is support to all involved parties.     Continue reading

Guyana Speaks: Phenomenal Women: Adversity & Achievement – London UK.- 25th February 2018

Guyana Speaks: Phenomenal Women: Adversity & Achievement – London UK.- 25th February 2018      Continue reading

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